Harrison Metal

  • Guild Education draws $8.5 million in Series A funding led by Redpoint

    Guild Education draws $8.5 million in Series A funding led by Redpoint

    According to a 2014 report from Complete College America, a nonprofit group based in Indianapolis, just 19 percent of full-time students earn a bachelor’s degree in four years at public universities. The stats are even worse at community colleges, where five percent of full-time students earn an associates degree within two years, and just 15.9 percent earn a one- to… Read More

  • Mixmax, Which Adds Rich Media, Polls, Scheduling To E-mail, Integrates With Google Inbox

    Mixmax, Which Adds Rich Media, Polls, Scheduling To E-mail, Integrates With Google Inbox

    Mixmax, an e-mail startup that recently raised $1.5 million from Harrison Metal and Floodgate, integrated with Inbox to turn e-mails into much more than just a text-heavy experience. With Mixmax, you can schedule calendar availability directly from where you’re composing your e-mails from Google Inbox among other features. Mixmax was founded in the past year to turn e-mail from a static… Read More

  • Joyable Launches Online Tools To Help You Overcome Social Anxiety

    Joyable Launches Online Tools To Help You Overcome Social Anxiety

    There are lots of startups promising to improve your physical health — and with the imminent release of the Apple Watch, not to mention the flood of other wearable devices, it’s a safe bet that they’re going to keep coming. Today, however, a startup called Joyable is launching to tackle the mental health side of things, starting with social anxiety. The company is also… Read More

  • Yardsellr Scores $5 Million Series A From Accel To Become The eBay Of Facebook

    Bringing social commerce to Facebook is a big opportunity attracting a lot of capital these days. Social swap meet Yardsellr just raised a $5 million series A financing, led by Accel Partners. Harrison Metal Capital, which previously put up $750,000 in seed funding, also participated. Yardsellr is an eBay for Facebook, except without the auctions. In fact, the company was founded by… Read More